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Oddities News Archive - October 23, 2012

Beetles Keep Their Cool With Dung

The next time the thermostat hits the triple digits outside, instead of paying a high electric bill for the month, take a page out of the dung beetle's playbook and try cooling off with some fresh feces instead.

Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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